The Library and Curiosities Auction to be offered online

December 01, 2016

LOT 567
A Pair of Bronze Qilin Mythical Beast Censers, 19th Century
  • A Pair of Bronze Qilin Mythical Beast Censers, 19th Century

567

A Pair of Bronze Qilin Mythical Beast Censers, 19th Century

Each standing foresquare, with a serpent wrapped around the hind legs and mouth agape, the head and curling mane forming the cover
height 4.5" — 11.5 cm.

Estimate $300-$600

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A similar pair were sold at Christie’s London, December 16, 2010, lot 7821

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Period: Ming